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I focus stories on college students who are at a crossroads, particularly those on the first rung into higher education. Many of those students are trying to overcome academic and other challenges because they believe college will be the path to a better life. How do the people around them -- in their personal lives and at the institutions they attend -- help or hinder their success?
Stories by Adolfo Guzman-Lopez
Tests will be taken on computer and the programs provide different questions to different students. Is this enough to prevent student — and teacher — cheating?
Janet Napolitano arrives at UCLA Friday for two days of meetings and events. Students, faculty who had protested her selection still have questions.
Dozens of Anaheim teens are expected to delivered petitions to city leaders Tuesday calling for more public and private sector opportunities to learn work skills.
As a group, California Latinos scored 56 points below the statewide goal on the Academic Performance Index. Educators hope new Common Core standards will help.
California will instead pilot a new, computerized test as part of transition to Common Core. Federal officials have threatened to fine state over testing limits.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris said more prosecutors need to get involved in student attendance boards and state needs to improve truancy data.
Loyola Marymount University begins masters degree in yoga studies. Students will learn comparative religion, Sanskrit, and the anatomy of yoga.
Gov. Jerry Brown, who made a rare appearance at CSU's trustee meeting, told administrators they aren't the only ones asking for money.
A state-appointed trustee hopes to turn around student and academic decline at Inglewood Unified School District.
Dozens of current and former Occidental College students claim officials did not adequately investigate their rape cases. Some cases have been settled.
Federal education officials said Tuesday states using a new standardized test won't have to report results in the spring - but still have to give English and math tests.
Administrators are just starting to figure out how to spend additional funds from the new Local Control Funding formula. Parents must be part of the process.
Penn State researchers now believe multiple languages in fluent bilinguals are always “on". Research showing benefits of bilingualism grows.
Setting up a fight with the federal government, lawmakers voted to implement limited field test this year as state transitions to new learning standards
The new head of the Inglewood Unified School District says at least five employees are under investigation for wrongdoing, including "payroll irregularities."